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Harry Stewart Holmes (1881–1929)

Mr Harry Stewart Holmes, a resident of Seaham, died in a private hospital on Monday night after a short illness. He was admitted to the institution on November 17th, and was operated on for Peritonitis, but his condition was very serious, and little hope was held out of his recovery. The late Mr Holmes was a native of Glen William and was 48 years of age. He was engaged in farming pursuits. He was well known in Maitland, and was held in the highest esteem. For a number of years he had been connected with the President Branch, GUOOF. The funeral took place on Wednesday afternoon, the interment taking place in the Presbyterian Cemetery, East Maitland.

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'Holmes, Harry Stewart (1881–1929)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University,, accessed 28 February 2024.

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Glen William, New South Wales, Australia


25 November, 1929 (aged ~ 48)
New South Wales, Australia

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